curious thing
i make history colourful, fun & easy to eat
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art lasts longer than an expensive dinner

whether you plump for an original or a print, you'll also receive the story behind the image. most of these works were done as part of a project called art/history, so each relates to a specific date. i'm not suggesting that the subject matter isn't sometimes slightly tenuous, but there's always a link. feed your brain & feast your eyes.

a little birdy told spike

a little birdy told spike

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art/history: why is it that some of the most amusing people seem to have such an acute & abiding sadness? this revolutionary comedian, writer, musician & poet suffered bipolar disorder that once all but crippled him for over a year. still, he persisted & was a major influence even on some of today's most successful british comedians & comedy shows. without him, the world may never have known monty python. now, that wouldn't do. spike milligan was a genius with boundless empathy. a stalwart vegetarian, he spoke out against vivisection & hunting. he also kept company with the likes of peter sellers & george martin. paul mccartney was his neighbour & used to borrow spike's grand piano. born #otd in 1918, spike milligan died in 2002. his headstone reads 'i told you i was ill'.

original drawing:
fine art print on cotton paper:
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